J. Smith Lanier & Co. Named Top Workplaces 2016 By The Atlanta Journal Constitution

West Point, Georgia – J. Smith Lanier & Co. is pleased to announce that it has ranked as one of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top Workplaces in Atlanta.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplaces.

“Our ranking as one of the Top Workplaces in the Atlanta area is a tremendous honor," said J. Smith Lanier & Co. Chairman and CEO, D. Gaines Lanier. "For over 140 years, J. Smith Lanier & Co. continues its strong commitment to personal service in relationships with both employees and clients.”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published the complete list of Top Workplaces on March 23rd. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.

J. Smith Lanier & Co., headquartered in West Point, Georgia, is an employee-owned company that was founded in 1868 and has become one of the oldest and most respected privately owned insurance brokers in the United States. Since 1868, the company has grown from a three-employee local agency to a major regional firm employing over 575 employees in 5 states and 18 offices. J. Smith Lanier & Co. offers commercial and personal lines insurance, employee benefits, surety, aviation and risk control.